Women in the United Arab Emirates

Women in the United Arab Emirates

What is being done

Women in the United Arab Emirates are second-class citizens compared to their male counterparts. However, some states are more progressive than others are. For example, Dubai boasts a generation of women that are educated and career driven according to BBC. This does not stop the pre-installed misconceptions that women face on a daily. Equality is still very much vacant in much of the UAE. Nonetheless, the tide of change has come in the form of empowerment; Empowerment through change.

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Jamil Kharrazi attends Global Hope Leadership Summit

Jamil Kharrazi Attends the Global Hope Leadership Summit

First ever summit brings together to award those who fight extremists

Jamil Kharrazi attended the Global Hope Leadership Summit in New York City. This is the second official event of the newly created Global Hope Coalition. The summit hopes to fight extremists and narrow-mindedness while conserving culture and starting a conversation. Just in time for the United Nation’s General Assembly 72nd session. The session focuses on the world’s people as a whole. Which Highlights the importance of basic human rights for all. Some of the individuals making change have helped better the Middle East In important ways.

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Women and Art in the Middle East by Jamileh Kharrazi

Life through Art

The Middle East through the Eyes of Women

Art has pushed boundaries since the caveman first finger painted on cave walls. As society developed and so did art. Said Jamileh Kharrazi. Realism began to show people the naked truths of what happened behind clothes doors. Today art does not only stand for paintings but for anything creatively made. From films to writing, art is about telling your truths.

Through art, Middle Eastern women challenge male dominated society. Elements like religion to social issues challenge the social norms of the Middle East. With each piece of art breaking down the stigmas carried by Muslim women to this day. 

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